Perk: I been over to see de Jedge pass on Noah.
Voice: Wha' Noah do?
Perk: He been in ole man Hall Store, an' he say' God-dam' to a nigger standin' dere, an' ole man Hall say he a Christian gentleman an' don' 'low no perfanity in he place of business-- 'git out!' An' Noah say, he ain't mean no harm, an' he walk out an' cross de big road. Atter while ole man Hall walk out an' follow him up an' he walk up to Noah an' bus' him over de head wid er axe halve an' beat him up an' de Police 'rest both 'un 'em, an' Jedge Foolbird axe ole man Hall what de nigger do when he follow him up and ole man Hall say 'He ain't do nuthin', but he look like he goin' say sumpen,' and Jedge Foolbird fined Noah one hunnerd dollahs.
Voice: What did he do wid ole man Hall?
Perk: He fine him fi' dollahs.
Voice: 'Fore God! What make he fine ole man Hall fi' dollahs? Ain't he white folks?
Perk: Jedge Foolbird is de law, an' he goin' do what he goin' do. He de law, and de law is de law.